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Subject: RE: INP field length
From: "Davidsaver, Michael" <mdavidsaver@bnl.gov>
To: "Andrew Johnson" <anj@aps.anl.gov>, "Steve Kinder" <steve@dsoft-solutions.co.uk>
Cc: tech-talk@aps.anl.gov
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2010 12:29:02 -0400
Steve,

One of the limitations on the length of INP or OUT is dbPutString in
dbStaticLib.c (search for 'string[80]').  When you reach this limit you
will see the message "dbPutString received a string that is too long".
Do you see this?

Michael

> -----Original Message-----
> From: tech-talk-bounces@aps.anl.gov [mailto:tech-talk-
> bounces@aps.anl.gov] On Behalf Of Andrew Johnson
> Sent: Monday, March 15, 2010 12:12 PM
> To: Steve Kinder
> Cc: tech-talk@aps.anl.gov
> Subject: Re: INP field length
> 
> Hi Steve,
> 
> On Monday 15 March 2010 10:46:42 Steve Kinder wrote:
> >
> > Thanks for the reply, that was what I thought. But just to clarify
my
> > specific case. I'm using StreamDevice2 and have a INP field as
> follows with
> > template/substitution.
> >
> > field(INP, "@TEST.protocol getCs($(DEVICE),C2,C3,C4) $(port) 0")
> >
> > If I understand things correctly, whatever the length of DEVICE and
> port I
> > shouldn't encounter problems. Well due to the length of the field at
> least.
> 
> I just checked something else and found a 1023 character length limit
> to each
> input line before and after macro expansion in the parser, although I
> don't
> think that will affect you.
> 
> - Andrew
> --
> The best FOSS code is written to be read by other humans -- Harald
> Welte



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